Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp hits an estimated 15 million downloads

Gwen Vasquez
November 30, 2017

With the game now out for nearly a full week, it looks as if Pocket Camp is off to a good start with an estimated 15 million downloads worldwide. SensorTower's 32 million download figure for Mario Run captures the first six days of sales on both the App Store and Play Store.

That is why Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp achieved over 15 million downloads during its first six days, according to SensorTower.

Nintendo has been trying to grab a spot in the lucrative mobile games market, which is estimated to grow to $65 billion in 2020.

As for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, it now stands in the Top 10 in Japan in terms of revenue generation, however, in the United States the game is ranked #72. Players create personalized camp sites and can build more furniture by leveling up and collecting crafting ingredients. The in-game currency is bells, but some items and areas must be purchased using Leaf Tickets.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp hits an estimated 15 million downloads

After Super Mario Run, this game is the best camping simulation around for miles. Nintendo's second title Fire Emblem: Heroes was free to play with microtransactions, and it pulled in $2.9 million on day one.

The game reached as high as the fifth highest-grossing app spot in the Japanese app store and is now ranked number 10, according to SensorTower.

Get Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on Play Store Original story (11/20): Nintendo has confirmed that Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will release worldwide on the Google Play Store (and Apple's App Store) on November 22nd. Ironically, Fire Emblem Heroes, which many would consider a more niche title, had a much more successful USA debut, reaching number eight in the charts after just one day.

In that regard, it's tough to say how much money Pocket Camp is making for Nintendo, since the game now sits at number 62 in the top grossing list on the Play Store.

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